Publication details [#58503]

Kuteeva, Maria and Lisa McGrath. 2014. Taming Tyrannosaurus rex: English use in the research and publication practices of humanities scholars in Sweden. Multilingua 33 (3,4) : 365–387.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


The actual status of English in Swedish academic language ecology, especially in the humanities, does not constitute an important dare for scholars when writing for publication. Whereas English prevails in the international publication domain as to production, multilingual practices are obvious within the research and publication process. This questions Swales’ notorious dinosaur metaphor.